Falcons Fall 30-20 Against Carolina - Game Recap
Carolina got a 116-yard performance from Cam Newton as a key part of its 30-20 victory over the Falcons on Sunday at Bank of America Stadium.
Carolina won and also put money in the pockets of their supporters by covering the 3-point spread as underdogs. Totals bettors, meanwhile, saw the game go OVER the closing number of 46.5.
Cam Newton completed 23 of 35 pass attempts for 287 yards and 2 TDs for the Panthers in the win. He did not throw an interception in the game.
Jacquizz Rodgers rushed for 21 yards for Atlanta, while Michael Turner added 14 yards. Matt Ryan threw for 342 yards for the Falcons, while receivers Roddy White and Julio Jones had 117 and 66 yards respectively.
Carolina outgained Atlanta 475-362 yards in the game, while the battle of first downs was won 26-23 by the Falcons.
The time of possession battle favored Carolina as their offense was on the field for 35:47, longer than the 24:13 of their opponents.
Carolina looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Chargers. The Falcons will aim to get back on the winning track vs New York.